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alleviate - relieve (pain)
venue - location; place (of a crime, trial, gathering, etc.); CF. come
paucity - scarcity; dearth
crone - hag; ugly old woman
modulate - tone down in intensity; change the intensity or tone of; regulate; change from one musical key to another; Ex. modulate from E to G
supersede - replace; cause to be set aside; make obsolete; N. supersession
serendipity - gift for finding valuable things by accident; accidental good fortune or luck; CF. The Three Princes of Serendip
adjourn - suspend until a later time; move from one place to another
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
innuendo - indirect or subtle (derogatory) hint; insinuation; Ex. sexual innuendo